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Van Gogh painting on display at Detroit Institute of Art is stolen, lawsuit claims
Brazilian art collector says he paid $3.7m for the 1888 oil called The Novel Reader, when a third party took possession of it

Maya Yang

13, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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I was given a house for free – but it already belonged to someone else
When I put the house on the market, I uncovered a story of a Black woman losing her home to municipal greed

Anne Elizabeth Moore

18, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Utility redlining’: Detroit power outages disproportionally hit minority and low-income areas
City’s electricity provider uses resilient lines in richer and whiter areas while poorer districts suffer from failure-prone equipment

Tom Perkins

06, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Biden talks up electric vehicle revolution – but is America ready to give up gas?
President appears at Detroit auto show, where EVs are this year’s stars – but the road to electrification promises to be a bumpy one

Tom Perkins in Detroit

17, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Thanks to bad electoral laws, Detroit will soon have no Black members of Congress | David Daley
If we’re to avoid a future in which the nation’s largest Black-majority city lacks representation that looks like most of its citizens, we need electoral reform

David Daley

03, Sep, 2022 @10:20 AM

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‘We didn’t even know they were there’: the little-known bands finding fans years later
Surprise fame has found bands decades after they recorded music, including a group who originally made an album when they were just 11 years old

Caitlin Curran in New York

16, Aug, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Pro-Israel group pours millions into primary to defeat Jewish candidate
Aipac says Democrat Andy Levin, a self-described Zionist, is insufficiently pro-Israel – alarming some because much of the money comes from wealthy Trump donors

Chris McGreal in Detroit

29, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Detroit to reform cash bail system to end practices that jail people ‘too poor to purchase their freedom’
Overhaul is the result of a lawsuit and is intended to challenge two-tier system where low-income people are jailed for lack of funds

Coral Murphy Marcos

13, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Carlos Santana recovers after onstage collapse in Detroit
74-year-old guitarist says he ‘forgot to eat and drink water so dehydrated and passed out’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Jul, 2022 @8:03 AM

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‘It’s important to fight’: US cities erupt in protest as Roe v Wade falls
Soon after the supreme court struck down abortion protection, pro-choice demonstrators took to the streets

Sam Levin in Los Angeles and Victoria Bekiempis in New York

25, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Black-led urban farms are thriving – until they have to fight for their land
Urban farms play a vital role in feeding communities but are hampered by precarious leases and gentrification

Patrice Worthy

05, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘A really bad deal’: Michigan awards GM $1bn in incentives for new electric cars
Automakers’ history of taking fat subsidies and overpromising job growth make some analysts skeptical of the deal

Tom Perkins in Detroit

25, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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